Okay, I am going out on a limb here, but how many of you remember the 1958 movie starring Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof?” Being from Georgia, I can relate to the film’s title remembering going down to visit my grandparents and relatives. Yes, I stayed in houses that had tin roofs, and one can only imagine how hot they got in the middle of a Georgia summer. The movie with Taylor and Newman was based upon a family in Mississippi. However, that title immediately came to mind when I read this news yesterday.
As reported by the Washington Times:
“Attorney General William P. Barr has tapped the U.S. attorney in Connecticut to examine the origins of the Russian election-interference probe, according to reports late Monday.
John H. Durham, the top federal prosecutor in Connecticut, has been asked to get the bottom of the Justice Department’s investigation into members of the Trump presidential campaign. Mr. Durham’s probe will focus on whether the Justice Department lawfully collected intelligence on Trump campaign associates, according to both The New York Times and Associated Press, each citing sources familiar with the matter.
It is not clear what investigative powers Mr. Durham will have or whether Mr. Barr will authorize a team or budget. Special counsel Robert Mueller had a squad of roughly 20 people to conduct his investigation.
Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec did not immediately return a request for comment. Thomas Carson, a spokesman for Mr. Durham, declined to comment.”
Oh boy, there are a bunch of DC cats on a hot tin roof right now, and they should be. Thank God we have an Attorney General who has the resolve to do what the previous Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, did not. AG Barr was strategic in that he waited to clear the deck with the Mueller report before going on the offense. The great thing is it’s not some political Kabuki theater like the Mueller Special Counsel fiasco. There is no need for additional staff or budget, this is being done as part of the prescribed duties of a federal prosecutor.
If there is one thing that is completely apparent, it is the fact that folks like John Brennan, James Clapper, James Comey, Peter Strzok, Lisa Paige, Andrew McCabe, Bruce and Nellie Ohr, Glenn Simpson (Fusion GPS), Hillary Clinton, Valerie Jarrett, Susan Rice, and yes, Barack Obama are dancing like cats on a hot tin roof. You can just hear their screeching. As we all know, one of the text messages from Paige to Strzok said, “POTUS wants to know everything.” There is no way possible that this attempted coup d’etat was enacted without the knowledge of the person occupying the Oval Office. There is no possible plausible deniability.
There is a reason why the progressive socialist left has made AG Barr a prime target, not that he cares, because he is coming after them. He is going to expose what really happened and it will be disclosed, while Adam Schiff still rambles on about nonsense. The absolute worst thing that can happen to the Democrat (socialist) Party is to have the results, findings, of said investigation to come out at the end of this year, or the beginning of 2020. It will then become a political topic, and it will be a fair question to ask the presumptive Democrat (socialist) Party nominee for president about this situation. Can you imagine if that presidential nominee is one former VP Joe Biden? The question to be asked in a political advertisement is, “do you want to return to a presidential administration that weaponizes government agencies?” This is especially true since Biden said there were no scandals in the eight years of the Obama administration.
In the end, there are a whole bunch of progressive socialist cats on that hot tin roof. They are there by their own doing. Ya know, the ol’ folks down South used to say, “that mess you do in the dark will eventually come out in the sunlight.” We all know that sunlight is the best disinfectant.
Let’s see how much attention the leftist media pays to this investigation. You can just imagine all the disparaging and denigrating comments the leftist media will hurl at Federal Prosecutor John H. Durham. But, to keep with the southern euphemisms, my Dad, ol’ Buck West would say, “Boy, a hit dawg will holler.”
Y’all sit back, grab some popcorn, this is gonna be fun to watch!
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During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.
In November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District.
He is a Fox News Contributor, Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Senior Fellow at the Media Research Center, contributing columnist for Townhall.com, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom, and, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, published October 16, 2018, from Brown Books Publishing Group.